/ EPISODE 7
Business Strategy Manager at Kolibri Games
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How about starting mediocre with OKRs and move up from there to a stronger space to prevent the worst from happening? It is important to understand that the process of learning OKRs is a never-ending one for both individuals in an organization and management.
In this episode, Jenny speaks with Dennis Graf, the business strategy manager at Kolibri Games, a mobile games company acquired by Ubisoft. It is one of the leaders of the idle games’ genre and one of their most popular games. Dennis explains that at Kolibri Games they believe in the people and adjusting their products to suit what they want, the best for their players’ experience, always learning, and offering trading value.
Listen in to learn why you’re likely to succeed with OKRs if you focus on the goals themselves and not the technical aspect of them. You will also learn how OKRs support showcasing each individual’s impact on the success of the business.
“If you’re spending on your goals themselves instead of the technical aspect then you’ll end up with much better goals in the end.” — Dennis Gräf (29:15)
During his tenure at Kolibri Games, Dennis, the former business strategy manager, played a pivotal role in expanding the company's workforce from 40 to over 120 individuals. His exceptional analytical mindset, combined with meticulous attention to detail, proved vital in identifying potential issues, contextualizing them, and devising effective solutions.